EDISON, NJ - A single-owner collection of 1980s-vintage GI Joes and pop culture Super Heroes will be sold to the highest bidders during Bodnar’s Auction Sales May 18th event at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center, with doors opening at 9 a.m. for previews.
The collection was assembled over a 20-year period, with the consignor designing and making his own GI Joe figures, many of which will be included in the auction. He sold regularly at New York Comic-Con and online venues, according to Bodnar.
A large portion of the collection will be sold in the original packaging. Also Included is a large grouping of Hall of Heroes figures, some are boxed and some are mint on the card. This collection features his custom creations with the original figures. There are also GI Joe Micro Figures, The Rise of Cobra figures, action packs and loose figures.
This single owner collection includes hundreds of loose and carded 3 3/4" ARAH G.I.Joe figures and vehicles, including a 1986 tomahawk Helicopter (Mint in Box), 1983 Japanese Flying Dragon (Dragonfly) helicopter (MISB) , 1985 high grade mint in sealed box "Moray" Hydroplane, 1986 Cobra Terror Drome (MIB) , USS Flagg aircraft Carrier in box with original mailer box, 1984 Hovercraft "Killer Whale" (MIB), 1983 "Skystriker" jet (MIB)' and 1985 cobra "Night Raven" (MIB).
Also, a 1988 GI JOE PHANTOM X-19 STEALTH FIGHTER (MIB),1988 GI Joe "Rolling Thunder" (MIB) and many others figures including hundreds of loose figures including all the original 1982 "Straight-arm" versions, 1983 "Silver" Grand Slam, 1985 "Listen n Fun" Trip Wire, 1987 mail-away "Star Duster" (100%) and many more including "Snake Eyes," "Storm Shadow," "Fire Fly" along with many carded domestic and international carded figures.
The remainder of the collection focuses on many pop-culture movies, TV shows, wrestling, comic books and comic action figures. The list includes Stargate of Atlantis, Stargate SG-1, a huge collection of Lord of the Rings, Resident Evil, Spawn, Serenity, Ghostbusters, Twilight, Tomb Raider, Metal Gear, Ninja, Aliens, The Lone Ranger, Hitman, Xena, Rambo, Marvel Comics, Marvel Legends and Battlestar Galactica.
Also, a large selectin of Special Forces, Call of Duty, Angle, Stranger Things, Conan, Final Fansty, The Devils Rejects, Castlevania, the Spirt, Star Wars, Hellboy, World Warcraft, DC Universe Comic action figures, the Expendables, WWE, WWF, Madelman action figures, Dragons, Star Trek, Street Fighter, selection of Imports, Japanese Imports, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Elite Force, Arrow, Rocky, G-Taste, selection of Batman, Mego Western figures, Mythic Legions, ET, Tekken 3, Mortal Kombat, Game of Thornes, He Man and Thundercats.
And, Kasumi, Dead of Alive, McFarlane soldiers, Tron, Charmed, the Walking Dead, Heroes, the Hateful Eight, Bravo Team, Breaking Bad, Underworld, Harry Potter, Narnia, The Dark Knight Rises, Special Emergency, Ladder 49, Uncharted 4, Iron Man, Dungun & Dragons, KA 2, Sin City, Matrix, the Hunger Games, Assassins Creed, Friday the 13th, Austin Powers, Import Transformers, Terminator, Buffy, Pocket Soldiers, Gears of War, and Home Alone.
The sale will begin at 11 a.m. at the NJ Convention and Expo Center located at 97 Sunfield Ave. If you are unable to attend the auction, call 732-951-2100 or go online at www.bodnarsauction.com to inquire about absentee bidding.